Pre-practice has been a huge difference maker for practice planning, but it only works when you use it right. That means educating yourself, the rest of the coaching staff and your players on the purpose and execution of the pre-practice periods.
This is a great place to get extra work. To steal practice time, without wearing down your players. Non-contact drills, reviewing and reinforcing foundational football skills.
Check out this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast to learn all about how you can use Pre-Practice to make your football team better this season.
This episode was planned for several weeks into the future, but it needed to be moved up. These group football drills can do wonders for a lot more teams than even I knew.
Recently I asked coaches to tell me what is biggest problem their team was facing right now. No surprise, but a huge percentage of those responses revolved around needing more players. And wondering how to get a good practice with their small numbers.
These group drills can benefit any team. During the podcast I talk about how I’ve used the drills on a team with over 150 players in the program. But they’re also a critical part of coaching in a small school where 11 on 11 team is not always an option.
Don Coryell and the San Diego Chargers lit up the NFL in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The Air Coryell passing tree is something everyone has heard about in our coaching journey.
Taking a step into the past, I’m going to investigate the 1983 San Diego Chargers playbook featuring the Air Coryell passing game. Spoiler alert: passing has come a long way.
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Football coaches all have a little ‘football junkie’ in us. That desire to watch a game with the DVR remote so we can go back and watch a play again. Or pull games from the past up to watch our favorite offense or defense from the past.
Ron Mckie joins me on The Football Coaching Podcast to talk about our Top 5 Favorite Teams to Watch. When we go to YouTube, who’s the team to pull up?
This was a great episode. We both chose teams for a number of reasons. And we’d love to hear your favorites - just send a message to us on Twitter @footballinfo and @CoachMckieJr with your own personal list!
You’ve got a limited amount of time to teach all the skills and techniques your football players need. And it starts with your 1 on 1 football drills in the individuals period.
Follow these 12 key tips to get the most out of individuals with your football team. You’ll maximize the productivity of your coaching to see big time results on game day!